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Throw-awayable

adjective; zero derivation
describing something that can be discarded, thrown out, or disposed of It was an informal setting so using a learned word like disposable just would have seemed out of place; therefore, a new succinct term was coined that was more appropriate to the circumstances. Throw-awayable describes something that is disposable. It is a fancier word for trash. An example is a Styrofoam cup, or a paper plate.
 
I have consolidated all of my trash into the bowl that is throw-awayable.
Etymology : It is a derivation of away, the suffix ‘-able’ is added, and compounded with throw. [comes from the derivation of ‘away’ + ‘-able’ and combined with ‘throw’ (Middle English thrawen, throwen to cause to twist, throw, from Old English thrAwan to cause to twist or turn; akin to Old High German drAen to turn, Latin terere to rub, Greek tribein to rub, tetrainein to bore, pierce)]
Source : Obtained from a conversation with friends at dinner
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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